Topic: Melbourne

Health Claims Workshop November 2018

This interactive half-day workshop presented by FoodLegal’s Charles Fisher will walk you through how to make a compliant health claim on your label and marketing materials.
This event is vital for anyone thinking about using health claims to set themselves apart considering the recent ACCC case against Heinz (resulting in a […]

Food for thought: Challenges and opportunities for farming in Melbourne’s foodbowl

Melbourne is surrounded by a highly productive foodbowl that is important to the food supply of this rapidly growing city.
Previous generations have managed the resources of the city’s hinterland to maintain the capacity of the land, waterways and ecosystems to feed the city’s residents.
However, rapid and continuing growth since the […]

Melbourne Knowledge Week

7 – 13 May 2018
The 2018 ‘Melbourne Knowledge Week festival’ will feature some exciting food innovation activities.
This year the team at the City of Melbourne is coordinating a large program of activity focussed on food systems innovation, scaling food/hospitality focused start-up businesses, and building on the ‘Melbourne experience’.
Through seven days of interactive events, workshops, dinners, and […]

Foodprint Melbourne

Melbourne’s foodbowl is the city-fringe farmland which currently produces enough food to meet 40% of the city’s food needs. (Image courtesy University of Melbourne)
A 2016 report – Melbourne’s Foodprint: What does it take to feed a city? – authored by University of Melbourne staff members Jennifer Sheridan, Dr Rachel Carey and […]